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The Picture Book Experience

Choosing and Using Picture Books in the Classroom

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This handy flipchart describes how teachers can effectively use picture books as tools for learning. Through deeper reading, students experience and respond to picture books in a way that enhances understanding and leads to renewed wonder. The Picture Book Experience includes easy-to-use tips, charts, graphic organizers, and activities for whole-classroom or independent reading. The extensive lists of titles, authors, and illustrators help teachers and students select personal picture book favorites to return to again and again.

About the Author(s)

Larry, a native of Toronto, holds degrees from York University and the University of Toronto, where he earned his master and doctor of education degrees.

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1. Why Picture Books?
2. Picture Books for Learning
3. Choosing Picture Books
4. Picture Books Out Loud
5. Responding to Picture Books
6. Picture Books in the Classroom

Product Details

Media: 32-page flipchart
Year: 2009
Item No: WEB-8235
ISBN: 978-155138-235-7
Grade Range: K-12